Quotes: random selection

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  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
  • Maurice Maeterlinck
    Maurice Maeterlinck
    Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949
    Maurice Maeterlinck
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    They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
    Kin Hubbard
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    If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
    John Kenneth Galbraith
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    There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
    Louisa May Alcott
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    Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
    Kahlil Gibran
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    Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
  • Helen Hayes
    Helen Hayes
    American actress 1900-1993
    Helen Hayes
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    Age is not important unless you're a cheese.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take, but it is finer to take than to beg.
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